Three by Flannery O'Connor: Wise Blood ; the Violent Bear It Away ; Everything That Rises Must Converge Topics for Discussion

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How long do you think it took before the landlady noticed Hazel was dead? How was she able to tell? What do you think she did next? Who might have claimed Motes's body?

What brought about the sudden change in Sabbath Hawks in regards to Hazel?

Do you think O'Connor's use of affected language helped or hindered the three stories? Give examples of other writers that employed the same use of affected language.

How might you have handled the situation with Julian if you were his mother? Why do you think she tolerated his nasty and disrespectful behavior?

In "The Violent Bear it Away", the Schoolteacher is passed over for inheritance in favor of Francis. What could be done about the will if the Schoolteacher objected? Could it be changed by law? Is Francis truly entitled to the farm?

If Hazel Motes is determined to avoid all...

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